ACTION ALERT — Fake Olive Oil in Your Kitchen?

Posted November 30, 2016
The FDA has reportedly known about mislabeled and fraudulent olive oil and other foods for decades, but has done nothing to address the issue. Now Congress has stepped in. In April of this year, lawmakers directed the FDA through an appropriations bill to test a sampling of imported olive oil and report back on what the agency will do to ensure that consumers are not being deceived.  Read more and TAKE ACTION to send a message to Congress and ask them to address the fake olive oil problem right away Note: By clicking on this link, you will be leaving Your Voice for Health’s website and accessing the Alliance for Natural Health’s website.

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Drug-Free Strategies to Lower Blood Pressure

Posted December 1, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 American adults (about 70 million people) have high blood pressure.1 About half have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including:  heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Read more. 

Opioid Addiction Now Surpasses Smoking

Posted December 1, 2016
It’s time to face the facts. America has a very serious drug addiction problem, and it stems from overprescription of painkillers. According to a recent report by the U.S. surgeon general, more Americans now use prescription opioids than smoke cigarettes.  Read more. 

Extreme Bias in FTC’s Ruling on Homeopathic Medicine

Posted December 1, 2016
Despite the fact that there are over 300 clinical trials published in peer review medical journals, the U.S. government’s Federal Trade Commission (F.T.C.) has deemed homeopathic medicine to be unproven scientifically.  This governmental agency will now require manufacturers of homeopathic medicines to provide the following two statements in their marketing of over-the-counter homeopathic medicines:  (1) there is no scientific evidence that the product works and (2) the product’s claims are based only on theories of homeopathy from the 1700s that are not accepted by most modern medical experts.  Read more.